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updates the story of the butler accused of stealing documents from the pope and leaking them to the press. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan travels to the electorally important swing state of iowa where the polls opened last week. >> a recent des moines register poll found less than 2% of iowa voters were undecided, which means the campaigns could benefit from locking in votes early. >> ifill: margaret warner examines a genetic breakthrough that could allow doctors to diagnose and treat seriously ill infants sooner. >> woodruff: and we close by returning to a conversation with tonight's debate moderator, our own jim lehrer about his book on past presidential debates. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: in just a few hours, president barack obama and former massachusetts governor mitt romney will ta
to have the 405 freeway back open. >>> the pope's former butler goes on trial. the surprising action the catholic leader may take if the butler is convicted. >> i'm working on a hot weather forecast coming up at 10:37, the one part of the bay area that could warm over 20 degrees for tomorrow and the timing of the cooling trend in the five day forecast. what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. >>> what was being dubbed as carmaggedon two is going smoothly tonight in los angeles. this weekend's freeway closure is part two of last year's big construction project on the 405 freeway. crews demolished the bridge that spanned across the freeway. the bridge will eventually be replaced so the bridge can be widened. the s
worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this dinner, paolo gabriellely was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment, so close, he was able to take thousands of confidential documents. >> it was a betrayal of trust. pablo says that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was in the documents, it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> gabriella admitted taking papers his boss asked be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 46-year-old passed the documents on to an investigative journalist so-called vatileaks causing embarrassment for the church with allegations of financial corruption and cover-up. gabriellely claims he saw corruption everywhere in the church and acted alone to root it out. >> he's right. maybe the corruption should be out. we should know about the vatican because there was stuff going on that no one knows about for so long that it's about time we really find out. h
that fascinated catholics worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this morning, he learned his fate. dunn began golestani is in london. >> he said he was acting out of love for the catholic church and said it wasn't theft, but this morning, vatican judges disagreed, they found him guilty and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. wherever the pope went, his butler was nearby, up front in the pope mobile or by his side at dinner. paolo was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment. so close he was able to take thousands of confidential couples. >> for the pope, i think it was a betrayal of trust. paolo got the early sense of that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was actually in the documents. it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> in court, he admitted taking personal letters and documents belonging to the pope. papers his boss asked to be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 4
where pope benedict's former butler said he is guilty of stealing the pope's letters. he said he made those copies in plain view of others during daylight hours. the letters form the basis for a block buster book details corruption inside the vatican. the 46-year-old could face 40 years in prison if he's convicted. >>> american airlines now says that improper installation caused seats to come lose on three separate flights. just this afternoon american said in each case clamps to attach three rows of seats were improperly installed. the airline denied the disgruntled workers could be behind this problem. >>> students are now suing a university -- his whistle- blower lawsuit say it is way the university treated his has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> border patrols have found another creative way -- u.s. customs and border protection officers stopped a truck entering the port in san isidoro california on saturday morning. inside a tanker that was in the back of ey found 133 pounds of cocaine. federal agents say those drugs are worth an estimated $4.5 million in the street. t
. >>> the trial against pope benedict's former butler reconvenes on tuesday. 46-year-old paolo gabriele will take the stand himself. he's accused of stealing vatican documents and leaking them to a journalist. the trial started yesterday in front of a three-judge vatican court. prosecutors say gabriele has confessed to the crime saying he wanted to shock the church by exposing corruption. although he faces up to four years in prison if convicted, he has already asked the pope for a pardon. >>> serial killer wesley sherman is talking about his recent trip with the f.b.i. to look for more buried victims. he told the stockton rorpd he was taken from -- record he was taken from his san quentin death row cell at 3:00 in the morning last month. an escort of up to ten guards took him to the town of lyndon to point out where the old wells. he told the newspaper because he's revealing burial sites fellow inmates are now threatening his life. he says he will get paid $1 thown for -- $1,000 if his information about the sites is confirmed. >>> a scrort of california's three -- majority of california's three
police say he pled not guilty to a crime. >>> the pope's former butler testifies today for stealing private documents. the butler, whose duties included helping the pope get dressed, wanted to expose what he felt was corruption within the vatican. >>> now for a look at what is trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. actress drew barrymore announced she gave birth last wednesday to a baby girl named olive, the first child for the 37-year-old actress and her husband art consultant will kopelman. fans are wondering if the baby is named after the reindeer character named olive. liam niesom was pretty in pink. raising money for breast cancer research. >> if i take this off, does the $10,000 become 20,000? just asking. >> i'll make that happen. if you take it off and go sit in that. >> yes. >> then we get fined if you take those off. >> the audience member who got to help ellen dunk niesom is himself a cancer survivor. >>> and this black bear was brave enough to walk on to this back deck but not prepared for this woman's angry reaction. >> no, no. down! who knew
butler is accused of stealing thousands of private papal document. on tuesday he told the court why he did it. nbc's michelle kosinski is in rome this morning. michelle, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, david, yeah. here we have the pope's right-hand man accused of stealing the pope's personal letters and documents, copying them, leaking them to the press. when this first broke it was described like something out of a shadowy novel full of high-level intrigue, but now it kind of reads more like a bizarre heist. this was paulo gabriele in his coveted role, one of poeb benedict's closest aides. now the butler is accused in a vatican courtroom charged with stealing a large number of the pep's personal letters and documents, some refer to infighting over things like construction contracts, alleged cronyism and transparency, a rare peek inside vatican justice. gabriele has admitted taking the documents but testified he doesn't feel guilty of a crime, only betraying the trust of a man he loves like a father. he told prosecutors seeing evil and corruption everywhere in the church, i was
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